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How to Install CentOS 7

May 1, 2019

CentOS 7 is an open-source Linux distribution based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).CentOS is seen by many as the preferred option for web hosting due to its stability and active developer community. In this tutorial, learn how to install CentOS 7 in a few simple steps.

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How to Disable or Turn Off SELinux on CentOS 7

April 29, 2019

SELinux is a mandatory access control (MAC) enforcer built into the Linux kernel. It limits the privileges of individual services whose vulnerabilities might be a threat to the system. SELinux acts as a system-wide protective agent by enforcing security policies. CentOS systems without SELinux rely on the configuration of all its privileged software applications. A single misconfiguration may compromise the entire system. In this guide, you will learn how to check SELinux status and disable the service on CentOS 7.

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How to List Installed Packages on CentOS with Yum or RPM

Managing a CentOS operating system often means knowing the software packages that are installed. This list can be used for rolling out software updates, rebuilding an operating system, or even duplicating a work environment on another machine. This guide provides three simple methods to list installed software packages on CentOS (and other RedHat-based Linux systems).

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How to Enable SSH on Ubuntu

April 23, 2019

When establishing a remote connection between a client and a server, a primary concern is ensuring a secure connection. For Linux users, the best practice of accessing and managing your server remotely is through the cryptographic protocol known as Secure Shell (SSH). Tutorial on how to Enable, Install, and Configure SSH on Ubuntu. Enabling SSH allows you to connect remotely to your server securely.

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How to Install Apache Web Server on CentOS 7

Apache is a Linux application for running web servers. This tutorial will show you how to install Apache on a CentOS 7 Linux system.

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How to Start, Stop, or Restart Apache Server on Ubuntu

April 17, 2019

Apache is part of the popular LAMP stack of software. It is included with Ubuntu 18.04 by default. This article will show you how to start, stop, and restart the Apache service on Ubuntu using the terminal.

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7 Ways to Reduce Server Response Time

Reducing server response time to the bare minimum is one of the primary goals of website owners and SEO experts. The first couple of seconds determine whether a client stays on your page or bounces on to the next one. Investing effort and money in creating a fabulous web page is a waste of time if no one sees it.

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How to Enable & Set Up .htaccess File on Apache

April 9, 2019

The .htaccess file in Apache is a tool that allows configurations at the directory and subdirectory level. Using a .htaccess file will let you configure website details without altering server configuration files. This tutorial will show you how to set up and enable .htaccess on Apache.

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How to Install & Setup MEAN Stack on Ubuntu (MongoDB, Express.JS, Angular.JS, Node.JS)

The MEAN stack is an open-source JavaScript (JS) framework used for developing robust web applications. It is a set of software tools that include everything needed for building dynamic websites and web applications. MEAN simplifies development because it uses a single programming language, JavaScript, in each layer of the stack.

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How to Check CentOS Version?

April 8, 2019

There are many reasons why you should know the CentOS version you are running. For example, if you are troubleshooting a problem, you will want to know. Also, it's useful to ensure your Linux operating system is up-to-date. Outdated software can cause serious security risks and vulnerabilities. In this guide, discover 4 different options on how to check CentOS version in Linux.

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